Two were injured in an accident involving a box truck at Highway 45 and Gatlin Road in Lowndes County.

According to Mississippi Highway Patrol Sergeant Derrick Beckom, the accident occurred about 2 p.m. Jan.16 when a white 2019 International box truck driven by Sonya Melson, 44, of Guntown, was northbound on Highway 45. Melson collided with the left side of a white Chevy pickup entering the highway from Gatlin Road.

Melson and the driver of the pickup, Carroll Houston, 59, of Pontotoc, were taken to Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle with non-life-threatening injuries.

A passenger in the pickup was not injured.

The accident remains under investigation by MHP.